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4 new planets that I never knew about. Solar System Information Chart - Fast Facts about our Sun and the 8 planets plus the 5 "dwarf planets" Ceres, Pluto, Makemake, Haumea and Eris

With the recent announcement that their may be a habitable planet just 12 light-years away from Earth, the question keeps getting asked – just how far are the closest solar systems to our own planet? This graphic created by Space.com shows that – the closest stars and their accompanying solar systems – giving us a better perspective of what’s out there in the neighborhood for us to explore.

The nearest stars, their distances in light-years, spectral types and known planets. Only 9 of the stars within 15 light years can be seen with the unaided eye from Earth.

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The 9 Planets Of The Solar System And Their Characteristics

This illustration depicts the best-known candidates in our search for life in the solar system.

The Solar System and Beyond is Awash in Water

Earth isn’t the only ocean world in our solar system. Oceans could exist in diverse forms on moons and dwarf planets, offering clues in the quest to discover life beyond our home planet.

Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun.

Use toilet paper and planet cut outs to really get a sense of each planet's distance from the sun. Instead of including Pluto, make that tab the dwarf planets. Have students include the names and locations of each of the 5 dwarf planets.

Art for Kids SOLAR SYSTEM No3 16x12 acrylic canvas by nJoyArt

Art for Kids SOLAR SYSTEM acrylic canvas by nJoyArt For more information about our check us out: astronomyisawesom.

really really difficult to conceptualize. This visual is simply mind-boggling.

The size of our planet…

So maybe beyond the observable Universe there are others. seems so simple outlined like this.

Layers of the Earth Bowls - Science Fair Project - A fabulous RECYCLED project for Earth Day or any Science Fair Project. Explore the basic Solar System - Sun, Earth and Moon, with this fun Art come Science projects - includes information about the earth'

Layers of the Earth Bowls - Science Fair Project

Super cool "Layers of the Earth" Papier mache bowls. Discuss the difference between Sun, Earth and Moon. A great instructional Science DIY that is also useful and pretty.

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How Big is the Solar System? -While we all realize that our solar system is large, we may not have a good idea of just how huge it actually is. Enter the folks from ‘It’s Okay to be Smart’ with the outdoor solar system model they put together for this video

Big is the Solar System? -While we all realize that our solar system is large, we may not have a good idea of just how huge it actually is. Enter the folks from ‘It’s Okay to be Smart’ with the outdoor solar system model they put together for this video

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